Veterans Day pays tribute to all who serve

Veterans Day pays tribute to all who serve

Veterans Day events

Breakfast: At 7 a.m., a tribute to veterans and breakfast will be held at the American Legion, Ute Mountain Post 75 in Cortez. Questions about American Legion functions can be directed to post commander Marvin Hermanns at 970-739-4537.
Dolores: At 9 a.m. the Dolores High School will perform its sixth Annual Veterans Day program at the Dolores Auxiliary Gym, 100 N. Sixth St., Dolores. All veterans are encouraged to arrive by 8 a.m. to register in the Dolores Band Hall. Veterans will be formally escorted into the program. Information contact Beverly Hall at 970-882-7288 ext. 2310.
Lunch: The Elks Club of Cortez, 2100 N. Dolores Road, will hold its annual veterans lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. All veterans, active-duty personnel and spouse are invited to attend. Information: Dennis Wojciechowski at 970-882-2614.
Parade: The Annual Veterans Day Parade sponsored by the American Legion post will start at 1 p.m. The parade route will travel east along Montezuma Avenue to Harrison Street and end at the American Legion Post. Line up at the county annex parking lot on the west end of Montezuma Avenue. Information: commander Marvin Hermanns. After the parade, the Mesa Elementary Howlers will perform a tribute to veterans at the American Legion Post. The public is invited to attend.
Dedication: At 2 p.m., dedication ceremonies will be held by Disabled American Veterans Chapter 44, Cortez, for the opening of the Veterans Outreach Center, on the southwest corner of South Market and First Street. The Veterans Outreach Center will provide assistance for veterans and their families. Information: Darla Sanders at 970-560-2793.
Freedom Flower: The American Legion Ute Mountain Post 75 will distribute its Freedom Flower leading up to Veterans Day. The donations from these Freedom Flowers are used by the American Legion to assist needy veterans and their families. The Montezuma County Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5231 will distribute Buddy Poppies on Saturday, Nov. 8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at City Market and Wal-mart. The donations from the Buddy Poppies are used to assist needy veterans and their families. The donations from these programs help veterans in our community. Please support this effort.
Marines birthday: Preceding Veterans Day on Nov. 10, is the Marine Corps Birthday. The U.S. Marines celebrate these two days together. To all the Marines, Happy Birthday. To all Veterans, Happy Veterans Day.

Veterans Day pays tribute to all who serve

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